Unnamed (northwest of toe of West Fork glacier)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Pb
Ore minerals galena
Gangue minerals calcite; quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-3
Latitude 63.1994
Longitude -145.0193
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of 5,100 feet approximately 1 mile northwest of the toe of the glacier at the head of West Fork Chistochina River, in the NE1/4 section 11, T. 20 S., R. 14 E., Fairbanks Meridian. The site corresponds to locality 6 of Rose (1967).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of a silver-bearing galena-quartz-carbonate vein (Rose, 1967). The vein cuts agglomerate that is part of the Slana Spur Formation of Pennsylvanian age (Nokleberg and others, 1991).
Geologic map unit (-145.02152275318, 63.1989984129533)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic vein (Cox and Singer, 1989; model 22c).
Mineral deposit model number 22c
Age of mineralization Pennsylvanian or younger.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None